This is an application for the Enhancing the Science Communication Capabilities of Disabled Writers  Workshop. The workshop includes 14 sessions, twice a week for 7 weeks. Each session  will be two hours in length and includes both science presentations and interactive work time. Participants will benefit the most by attending each session and actively engaging. This workshop is open to all participants, although stipends are limited to US residents. 

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* 1. The Basics

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* 2. Are you chronically ill, neurodivergent, have mental illness, use mobility/assistive aids, or otherwise identify as disabled?

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* 3. If you said yes above, then you have the option here to disclose details. This is not required, and is only to help us structure and prepare. We will not be verifying/policing the nature of anyone’s disability (Short answer 250 words)

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* 4. What is the nature of your writing? Use any terms that apply, not limited to: blogging, science fiction, poetry, memoir, scripts, science articles, op/eds, exhibit curation, press reports, interview transcripts, etc. Short answer 250 words

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* 5. Include any links to your writing online that you’d like us to see. These need not be formally published; links to your own blog etc. are fine. You are also welcome to share a google drive link. If you prefer to email a writing sample, please contact buxner@psi.edu and put "Enhancing the Science Communication Capabilities of Disabled Writers Application" in the subject line

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* 6. Describe how science currently features in or influences your writing (informs the structure, determines who is interviewed, provides facts for education, inspiration for fiction, etc.) Short answer 500 words

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* 7. How do you hope your writing will change in response to learning more about the nature and process of science (and of lunar space science in particular)? Short answer 500 words

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* 8. After the workshop, how do you plan to promote and share your experience and your subsequent writing? Short answer 250 words

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* 9. If applicable, please share any specific assistive or accessibility accommodations for online learning that you need.  These might be a need for captions, or for transcripts of online sessions, or for materials to be emailed to yourself as well as a caregiver/service provider/helper/family, etc.

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* 10. We may be sending hands-on materials to your physical address.  Are there any barriers to your getting mail/packages, and accessing the contents of those? We will not send anything before we get your permission to do so.

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* 11. Is there anything else you’d like to share with us right now that you think will help us provide you the best online learning experience?

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